NRL Rd 15 Stats Breakdown: Gold Coast Titans v Manly Sea Eagles

Former Manly Sea Eagles utility Jamie Lyon

Another day, and the first of three NRL stats breakdowns. This one is the Gold Coast Titans v the Manly Sea Eagles. 

Not much historically between the two sides given the Titans relative newness, but plenty of fight and fire as they both battle for wins.

Gold Coast Titans v Manly Sea Eagles Stats Breakdown

The Gold Coast Titans and Manly Sea Eagles have played each other on 20 occasions; the Titans have won nine games, Manly has won 10 and there has been one draw.

The Titans have won the last three games against the two sides and four of the last five.

The last time Manly beat the Titans was back in 2017.

The first match played between the two sides was in round 6, 2007, a game Manly won 20-6.

Top try-scorers in this clash

Kevin Gordon (GLD) – 11
Brett Stewart (MAN) – 10
Jorge Taufua (MAN) – 7
Steve Matai (MAN) – 5
David Williams (MAN) – 5
Tom Trbojevic (MAN) – 5
Jamie Lyon (MAN) – 4

Top point-scorers in this clash

Jamie Lyon (MAN) – 4 tries & 28 goals (76 pts)
Kevin Gordon (GLD) – 11 tries & 1 goal (46 pts)
Scott Prince (GLD) – 1 try & 17 goals (38 pts)
Matt Orford (MAN) – 2 tries, 14 goals & 1 field goal (37 pts)
Brett Stewart (MAN) – 10 tries (40 pts)
Jorge Taufua (MAN) –  7 tries (28 pts)
Daly Cherry-Evans (MAN) – 1 try & 10 goals (24 pts)
Steve Matai (MAN) – 5 tries (20 pts)
David Williams (MAN) – 5 tries (20 pts)
Tom Trbojevic (MAN) – 5 tries (20 pts)
Aidan Sezer (GLD) – 1 try & 8 goals (20 pts)

Former Gold Coast Titans winger Kevin Gordon

Head coaching records

Garth Brennan (GLD) – 3/3 (100%)
Geoff Toovey (MAN) – 4/6 (66.7%)
Des Hasler (MAN) – 5/8 (62.5%)
John Cartwright (GLD) – 5/12 (41.7%)
Neil Henry (GLD) – 1/4 (25%)
Trent Barrett (MAN) – 1/4 (25%)

Players to have played for both sides.

  1. Esikeli Tonga – 2008-2009 & 2011 (GLD) & MAN (2013)
  2. Aaron Cannings – 2003 (MAN) & 2008-2010 (GLD)
  3. Nate Myles – 2012-2015 (GLD) & 2016-2017 (MAN)
  4. Brenton Lawrence – 2011-2012 (GLD) & 2013-2017 (MAN)
  5. Kane Elgey – 2015-2018 (GLD) & 2019 (MAN)
  6. Brian Kelly – 2017-2018 (MAN) & 2019 (GLD)
  7. Morgan Boyle – 2017-2018 (GLD) & 2019 (MAN)

Biggest winning margins

The Manly Sea Eagles biggest win over the Gold Coast Titans came back in round 26, 2009, when they won 38-4.

The Gold Coast Titans biggest win over the Manly Sea Eagles was more recent, in round 15, 2016 when they won 30-10.

Players to be sin-binned/sent-off in this fixture

  1. Matthew White (GLD) sin-binned in round 26, 2009.
  2. Frank Winterstein (MAN) sin-binned in round 11, 2017.

 

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